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Senior Geophysicist

AECOM
Full-time
On-site
Nottingham United Kingdom
Company DescriptionWork with Us. Change the World.At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.Job DescriptionAre you an Experienced Engineering Geophysicist looking to work on engineering projects that can change our world, projects that are always more complex and innovative than the last?Are you a technical specialist with who wants to develop their existing career?If so we are looking for an experienced Geophysicist to join our team. You would be working not only with a team of likeminded geophysicists, but with our clients both collecting and interpreting data, working across a broad range of work areas including projects to support amongst others, Power, Highways, Rail, Air, Ports, Housing and Defence sectors.The role is based out of our Nottingham Office, sitting within our Geophysics team. You will be joining a team of like-minded experts that have a passion for innovation and delivering cutting edge solutions. AECOM plays a critical role in the conceptualisation and creation of amazing spaces, delivering projects and buildings that define skylines and communities. We are also a leading part of the change to a sustainable future through engineering projects which make a difference to our environment.We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering both local and overseas projectsAbout Our Team:Our Geophysics team is a growing team who operate across all sectors of the engineering industry, primarily in the UK but have had teams on site in almost all continents globally. We work under the umbrella of RAM (Rail Asset Management) which as well as specialist rail teams, includes other cross discipline teams like GI and Geospatial Engineering, based primarily out of our Nottingham office where we have equipment, fleet and laboratory facilities to support our field operations. Our projects typically form small (but we like to think crucial) parts of the many major infrastructure projects which AECOM work on, primarily providing in-house surveys and investigations and specialist advice with an emphasis on collaboration to provide our clients with solutions which best suit their needs. This benefits both our clients from timely specialist advice and increased familiarity with geophysical tools and us by the knowledge gained through engagement with our technical specialists and the feedback and calibration information which supports continuous improvement.Job Responsibilities: Your primary role will be to manage and undertake geophysical investigations across a range of infrastructure projects. You would be expected to undertake surveys, processing and interpretation in a broad range of environments with a full suite of geophysical equipment and provide mentoring, training and support to more junior staff members.The expectation is that you would perform site operations across the UK and potentially abroad. This would be balanced with completion of operational paperwork, data interpretation, CAD and production of written reports with the aim, where possible of seeing projects through from beginning to end.  You would be expected to attain sign off as a site lead for these surveys, providing safety briefings and completing safety and operational paperwork to support your colleagues and where necessary providing supervision of contractors.Qualifications A relevant Engineering related degreeA broad practical experience of undertaking geophysical surveys using near surface techniques.Experience of investigations in a range of environments including: transportation infrastructure, environmental surveys, structural NDT, UXO, Archaeology, geotechnical investigations and buried utilities would all be considered highly valuable.Additional Information#LI-JJ1Your Benefits Will Include: Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements.Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.About AECOMAECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM. Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.